Made with some love and hon­our

Stanthorpe Border Post - - NEWS WELCOME - — Heather Dux

THE Gran­ite Belt is so lucky to have a host of tal­ented ladies who de­light in cre­at­ing su­perb works of art.

Take the Quart Pot Quil­ters; I don’t know about you, but I cer­tainly haven’t got the pa­tience to do patch work­ing.

Give me a com­puter and I’ll write you a story but please don’t ask me to try to make such trea­sures.

I still haven’t fin­ished em­broi­der­ing a sup­per cloth I be­gan be­fore my wed­ding 60 years ago, so there’s no hope for me.

When Betsy Pay de­cided she wanted to make the Re­mem­brance Quilt to do­nate to the Amiens Legacy Cen­tre, the Quart Pot Quil­ters elected to spon­sor her and Ker­rie

McGlashan who did the quilt­ing.

Once the quilt­ing was fin­ished, Betsy as­sem­bled it to its present beauty. Betsy and her hus­band grew the Flan­ders Poppy on their Boul­der Downs prop­erty at Amiens and al­ways liked the flower.

This Quilt of

Re­mem­brance by Pam Bono De­signs was cho­sen as a per­fect pat­tern to rep­re­sent the sac­ri­fices and hard­ships of our sol­dier set­tlers dur­ing WW1.

The pat­tern was de­signed by Robert and Pam Bono in hon­our of all troops, vet­er­ans and their friends and fam­i­lies through­out the world.

It is a beau­ti­ful cre­ation crafted with much love. The fact that the world has not learned a sin­gle les­son from all the pain, suf­fer­ing and waste of young lives over the last cen­tury prob­a­bly means that this quilt will be be­ing cre­ated for years to come.

It is a beau­ti­ful cre­ation crafted with much love.

When you visit The Amiens Legacy Cen­tre on Novem­ber 11 dur­ing the 100th an­niver­sary of the sign­ing of the truce in 1918, you will have the op­por­tu­nity to mar­vel at this queen size quilt which will be on dis­play.

The gen­eros­ity of Betsy and Kerry and the Quart Pot Quil­ters is ap­pre­ci­ated by all mem­bers of the Amiens His­tory Assn Inc and this work of art will be an ex­cep­tional trea­sure to be mar­velled at by ev­ery vis­i­tor who vis­its The Amiens Legacy Cen­tre in the fu­ture. Bless you and thank you, ladies.

— Heather Dux

PHOTO: CON­TRIB­UTED

FOR THE COL­LEC­TION: The Quart Pot Quil­ters have do­nated a beau­ti­fully crafted quilt to the Amiens Legacy Cen­tre.

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